Fayette Fatality

By: News Release
Nov 28th, 2017

On November 25, 2017, at approximately 8:41 am the Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a vehicle rollover on Juniper Road just south of Great River Road, approximately 5 miles north of West Union. Upon further investigation by Sheriff's deputies it was determined the driver, Jean Mary Zweibahmer, age 68 of Ossian was driving south bound in a Red 2005 Buick Rainier CXL on Juniper Road when she lost control causing the vehicle to spin and then go into the east side ditch. Driver and Passenger were transported to Palmer Lutheran Hospital  where the passenger,  Karl  Zweibahmer, 73 of Ossian was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the West Union Fire Department, TriState Ambulance, and Clermont Ambulance. This accident remains under further investigation.